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A guide to uninstall Nik Collection from your system

You can find below details on how to remove Nik Collection for Windows. It was coded for Windows by Google. Additional info about Google can be read here. Nik Collection is normally set up in the C:\Program Files\Google\Nik Collection folder, but this location may vary a lot depending on the user's choice when installing the program. Nik Collection's full uninstall command line is C:\Program Files\Google\Nik Collection\Uninstall Nik Collection.exe. The application's main executable file is named Uninstall Nik Collection.exe and occupies 163.53 KB (167456 bytes).

Nik Collection is comprised of the following executables which occupy 81.36 MB (85313744 bytes) on disk:

  • Uninstall Nik Collection.exe (163.53 KB)
  • Color Efex Pro 4.exe (20.04 MB)
  • Dfine2.exe (6.71 MB)
  • HDR Efex Pro 2.exe (19.14 MB)
  • SHP3OS.exe (7.16 MB)
  • SHP3RPS.exe (6.72 MB)
  • Silver Efex Pro 2.exe (14.26 MB)
  • Viveza 2.exe (7.18 MB) to view all...

The information on this page is only about version of Nik Collection. You can find below info on other versions of Nik Collection: to view all...
If you are manually uninstalling Nik Collection we advise you to check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Directories left on disk:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Nik Collection
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\Rar$EX22.776\Nik.Software.Complete.Collection.April.2013.Final

The files below were left behind on your disk by Nik Collection when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Nik Collection\NikCollection.cfg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\Rar$EX22.776\Nik.Software.Complete.Collection.April.2013.Final\Nik.Software.Complete.Collection.April.2013.Final.v.1.7.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\Rar$EX22.776\Nik.Software.Complete.Collection.April.2013.Final\Readme.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\Rar$EX22.776\Nik.Software.Complete.Collection.April.2013.Final\Soft98.iR.url
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\Nik.Software.Complete.Collection.April.2013.Final.lnk

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Google\Nik Collection
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Google\Nik Collection
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Nik Collection

A way to erase Nik Collection from your computer using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Nik Collection is an application released by the software company Google. Sometimes, computer users want to uninstall it. Sometimes this is hard because doing this manually requires some advanced knowledge regarding PCs. The best QUICK way to uninstall Nik Collection is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your PC, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and general tool to take care of your PC.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful system utility.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the applications installed on the computer will appear

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate Nik Collection or simply click the Search feature and type in "Nik Collection". The Nik Collection app will be found automatically. After you click Nik Collection in the list of applications, some information about the application is made available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating explains the opinion other users have about Nik Collection, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the app you are about to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will show up. Confirm the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove Nik Collection.
Uninstall Nik Collection

8. After removing Nik Collection, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong Nik Collection that have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By removing Nik Collection with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

Your PC will remain clean, speedy and ready to run without errors or problems.


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
Software Application


This page is not a recommendation to remove Nik Collection by Google from your computer, nor are we saying that Nik Collection by Google is not a good application for your PC. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove Nik Collection supposing you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-29 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-29 07:49:29.070